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Battlefield to Ballot Box, Cybersecurity is a War Game [VOTE]

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

Whether it be a small business or government entity, cyber attacks are coming at full throttle and hackers are finding ways to penetrate through systems. In a recent study, 94 percent of people think they can spot a phishing email, they couldn’t be more…

Security

Your Social Media Is the Weakest Link for Cyber Criminals

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

According to a recent survey by Norton, 94 percent of users on the internet think they can spot phishing emails. Unfortunately, they couldn’t be more wrong. The fact is that hackers are becoming savvier when it comes to finding personal information and tricking not…

HR and Recruiting

Why Millennials Will Move for the Perfect Job

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The millennial is elusive. For one thing, they’re just a collection of people who are roughly the same age, even though the category of “humans born in the 80s and 90s” covers a mass of different life experiences. On top of that, plenty of misguided…

Drones

This Drone is Helping Golf Courses Stay Green

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

In just a few short years, the advancement in drone technology has made it possible for everyone from a young child to commercial business to use its core capabilities. James Peverill, CEO GreenSight Agronomics, used to build drones for the military and now uses…

Regional

Want to Move to Virginia? Startup Arlington Is Here to Tempt You.

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Do you currently live outside the greater DC area? Do you want to change that? If you’re a cool startup founder or CEO, Startup Arlington wants…

Acquisition

General Assembly to Open Arlington Location, Acquires Bitmaker

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 12:55 pm

Today General Assembly is announcing their largest expansion effort to date, moving from 15 campuses to 25 by the end of 2016. The expansion will also consist of their first Canadian expansion as a result of their acquisition of Bitmaker. General Assembly is an…

Tips & How To’s

How to Overcome the Challenges of Virtual Office Work

By | Nov 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Back in 1995 only about nine percent of all US workers telecommuted to work. Telecommuting is another way to say that these peopleworked from home, were part of a virtual office, or were part of an electronically distributed workforce. In the decade that followed…

Ecosystems

Montana Based Cybersecurity Company Wins Startup Arlington Competition

By | Oct 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

Last month, we reported on the Startup Arlington Competition that will result in a new tech company moving into the area. Concluding the competition, Arlington Economic Development announced that Montana-based Oppleo Security is the winner. From a pool of more than 75 applicants, across 14…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get the Most Out of Meetups

By | Oct 28, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Once you’ve graduated from college and have started to work in the real world, a common question I’ve encountered is ‘how do I meet new people?’ Whether it’s for professional growth, finding new friends, or getting involved with a new hobby, Meetups are a…

Ecosystems

Global Entrepreneurship Competition to be Held in Arlington, VA

By | Oct 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

We’ve written before about the benefits of starting a business in Arlington, VA. But why stop there? Global opportunities abound, especially in fast-growing, emerging markets such as China. Here’s a great opportunity to not only experience the D.C. region for yourself, but also compete…

Acquisition

DC Area Snagajob to Acquire Charleston Based PeopleMatter

By | Jun 23, 2016 at 10:00 am

Today Arlington, VA based Snagajob announced they are acquiring Charleston based PeopleMatter in a reverse triangular merger. This comes after the February announcement that Snagajob raised $100 million, which many speculated would be used for acquisitions. Together, the two organizations will create a market-leading human…

Ecosystems

Graduate from Coffee Shops to One of These Arlington Coworking Spaces

By | Jun 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Freelancer, full-timer, contractor, entrepreneur, or even funemployed – they all have one thing in common: the need for a place to get work done. From Arlington,…

Startups & Apps

8 Political Apps to Dive Into This Election Season

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. We’ve been gearing up for one of the craziest election seasons that most of us have been alive to witness. The presidential primary races have been…

Coworking spaces

For MakeOffices CEO, Member Retention Is Key Differentiator

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

I sat down with MakeOffices CEO Raymond Rahbar on the eve of the grand opening of their new flagship coworking space – a 40,000-square-foot chunk of real estate in the heart of Clarendon, Virginia – because I wanted to know how he planned to…